The limited research available has shown NSAIDs can reduce menstrual bleeding – and that it comes with risks.
Trials have just started for the first drug to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a debilitating condition still ignored by some doctors.
It's called "menstrual tripping", FYI.
There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period – including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.
With Selfridges launching a store window dedicated to period pants, is menstruation turning into the latest marketing ploy to reel in customers?
Tampons and pads all contain plastic, and generate more than 200,000 tonnes of waste per year. Here's what you can do about it.
We spoke to a gynaecologist about "menstrual extractions".
A centuries-old tradition known as 'chhaupadi' forces people to leave the family home while they're menstruating.
There are some scientific reasons to stir a stew a particular way, and then there are reasons rooted in sexism and superstition.
Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Do relationships that bleed together stay together?
Tell the bartender you're on the rag, and you'll receive 25 percent off your bar bill, since women spend roughly one-fourth of their lives menstruating.